Category - Food + Drinks

Live music, ocean views, and cocktail hours - come join us at The Beach! There is certainly no shortage of fun waterfront locations to enjoy a happy hour (or two or three) in the Myrtle Beach area but unless you’re planning to make your visit to our shore permanent, you probably won’t be able to visit every single one. So here is a round-up of ten to get you started! Tin Roof Myrtle Beach 1410 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach This super fun live music joint offers a rooftop oceanfront patio, excellent happy hour, Southern-inspired…

Myrtle Beach Bites: Ice Cream

Thursday, July 15, 2021 1:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Ice cream and The Beach go together like peanut butter and jelly – or at least we think so! The Myrtle Beach area has an abundance of local ice cream shops, as well as the chains like Ben and Jerry’s and Baskins Robbins, that are a perfect place to cool off after a day of sun. For National Ice Cream Day on July 18 th , we are exploring these 11 unique ice cream shops around the Grand Strand that are scooping up some classic ice cream treats, as well as milkshakes and shaved ice snowballs. Kirk’s 1890 Ice Cream Parlor – Styled to look like an…

Join us as we travel from the top of the Grand Strand to the bottom and explore the 14 communities that make the Myrtle Beach area unique. For the next several weeks, we will be sharing a video of each community and a few suggestions to help you experience each community to the fullest. The ultimate challenge is fitting at least one activity from each of the 14 communities into your itinerary while you are visiting! First, we will visit Little River, a fishing town at the northern end of the Grand Strand that is known for its laid-back…

Happy National Donut Day! In this edition of Myrtle Beach Bites, we are on the hunt for the best donut shops in the Grand Strand. Whether you spell it “donut” or “doughnut”, there’s no denying that this sweet treat is a fan favorite, especially on vacation. Here is a list of some of the best local donut shops: The Donut Man – Open 24/7 with a drive thru, The Donut Man is close to the beach and the Boardwalk and offers 15 different donut flavors to choose from. Peace, Love, Little Donuts – This donut shop in Market Common is known for their…

You may not know that Myrtle Beach is known for more than our beaches and attractions – but also for classic, southern restaurants that have stood the test of time. These restaurants help tell the story of Myrtle Beach – where the Grand Strand has come from and where we are going. We’ve rounded up some of restaurants that are nostalgic and quintessentially “Myrtle Beach.” The Sea Captain’s House The Sea Captain’s House was built in 1930 and first used as an oceanfront home, then a hotel. In 1962, the house was converted into a restaurant that…

Across the 60 miles of the Grand Strand, there is a vast array of Farmers' Markets offering the freshest local produce. Throughout the summer and fall, many of the 14 communities in our area host weekly markets, so there is always a chance that you can pick up some refreshing veggies and fruits to enjoy! Did you know there are many benefits to eating local produce, too? Not only does buying produce locally help the economy, but local fruits and vegetables also have more nutrients and flavor since they are not transported for days after…

Myrtle Beach may be known for its seafood and southern, coastal cooking, but many people don’t know that many restaurants across the Grand Strand accommodate a variety of dietary preferences. You don’t need to feel like there isn’t an option for you – there’s a place for everyone at The Beach! We have rounded some of the restaurants that serve vegetarian and gluten free dishes, and are amenable to requests, so you don’t miss out on eating well on your next trip to The Beach. Kindbelly Café – Located near 79 th Ave. in Myrtle Beach, Kindbelly…

Smoke on the Beach BBQ

Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

The annual Smoke on the Beach BBQ is back! And there is nothing like the smell of smoky BBQ and salty air at The Beach! This event is a judged competition sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club located at the Historic Myrtle Beach Pavilion Park on 8th Avenue N. and Ocean Boulevard. The first competition, the Anything Butt Competition, will begin on Friday, April 2nd at 5 p.m. with samples sold to the public. The winners who are chosen by the public will be announced on Saturday. Vendors and food trucks will be onsite along with the live…

It's the perfect time to try breweries at The Beach! Myrtle Beach offers several new breweries with a plethora of beverage options to please all your friends – and support the local establishments that make the Grand Strand unique for visitors and the community. A win-win! Tidal Creek Brewhouse – Located in Market Common, Tidal Creek Brewhouse offers a fun, trendy atmosphere that offers both coffee and beer – both brewed! Their selections include over 12 different beers, all brewed in-house and with their own unique flavors and a large…

St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th is known for shiny pots of gold, Leprechauns, Irish traditions, and an abundance of green colors of all hues. In Myrtle Beach, we will be celebrating by taking a walk on the beach and enjoying our attractions and restaurants – all while wearing our green, of course! Even with events slowly returning to normal, there are still several activities that your family can do at home to celebrate this lucky day! If you can’t join us in the Grand Strand this year, here are some suggestions on how to celebrate St.…